City Recycling Collection Resumes

After a suspension due to Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the City of Houston has resumed its curbside recycling collection.

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Houston Recycling

Andre Johnson Day in Houston!

Ellen was happy to honor Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson for his service to the City of Houston, both on and off the field.

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Oak Forest Service Fund Project Complete

Ellen helped cut the ribbon on the District C Council District Service Fund project to revamp the tennis courts at Oak Forest Park.

Ribbon Cutting

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Nov. 13, 2017Houston Chronicle

Moody’s analysts: Pension reform vote boosts Houston credit outlook

Voters’ approval this month of a $1 billion bond issue locking in Mayor Sylvester Turner’s landmark pension reforms spurred Moody’s to issue a report upgrading the city’s credit outlook Monday. Continue Reading »

Nov. 9, 2017Office of Council Member Ellen Cohen

This Week at City Hall

This Week: Houston Observes Veterans’ Day; Reminder: Recycling Resumes Monday; Quality of Life Committee to Meet.
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Nov. 7, 2017Houston Chronicle

In Harvey’s wake, city voters OK $495M in public improvement bonds

Houston residents can look forward to a smattering of facility upgrades – including repaired libraries, new community centers and renovated fire stations – thanks to what appeared to be overwhelming voter support for $495 million in public improvement bonds. Continue Reading »

Nov. 3, 2017Houston Public Media

UH, Rice Launch Five-Year Survey To Track Post-Harvey Recovery

What are the long-term consequences of Harvey likely to be for Greater Houston? That’s a question the University of Houston’s Hobby School of Public Affairs hopes to answer. The school is embarking on a five-year survey to track post-Harvey recovery. Continue Reading »